Sponsors are organizations that manage summer meal sites and operate under the Summer Food Service Program ran by the USDA. As a sponsor, you will:

  • Attend your State agency’s training
  • Locate and recruit eligible sites
  • Hire, train, and supervise staff and volunteers
  • Arrange for meals to be prepared or delivered
  • Monitor your sites
  • Prepare claims for reimbursement
  • Ensure that your Summer Food project and sites are sustainable through community partnerships, fundraising, and volunteer recruitment.